Tamarindo, Guanacaste
4 Hours
English, Spanish
All Year Availability

Set sail on a catamaran experience like never before! On this popular tour from Tamarindo, you will embark on a relaxing cruise along the Guanacaste coastline. Enjoy a morning or afternoon of beverages, snacks, and snorkelling and/or swimming in the warm Costa Rican waters and a delicious BBQ lunch prepared by your crew. If embarking in the afternoon, you’ll be able to watch the beautiful sunset upon your return journey back to Tamarindo.

You will meet your crew on Tamarindo beach in the morning or afternoon for a quick briefing and boat transfer to the Marlin del Rey – a huge 66′ sailing catamaran complete with indoor compartments, bathrooms, and large sunbathing nets. Your crew will then set sail through the calm bays of Tamarindo. On any given day, you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins, turtles, flying fish, or even migratory whales.

Upon arriving at a picture-esque bay, the crew will drop anchor so you can enjoy the warm waters of the Pacific. This is a golden opportunity have dip in the calm coastal waters, snorkel in the bay, or even make your way to the deserted white sand beach. Afterwards a delicious meal has been prepared for you by your crew. Eat your fill of BBQ chicken, Spanish rice, a variety of fruit, chips, refried beans, pico de gallo, and even freshly made chocolate chip cookies. There is also plenty to drink throughout the journey with an open bar of beer, wine, liquor, and soft drinks.

Finally, your crew will hoist the anchor for their return journey back to Tamarindo beach. If you join us on the afternoon tour, you maybe treated to an absolutely spectacular sunset for that perfect photo opportunity.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Outside Pescador Restaurant in Tamarindo (hotel transfers available at additional price)
DEPARTURE TIME 8.00am & 1.30pm  (time will be arranged if requiring pick up)
RETURN TIME 12.00pm & 5.30pm, respectively.
BRING Comfortable light clothing, rain jacket (if required), sunscreen, insect repellent, towel, and swimwear. Flip flops are recommended for transfer to the boat.
Local transportation (optional). Snorkeling equipment, life jackets and floaties.
BBQ lunch and snacks. Open bar including beer, wine, liquor, and soft drinks
Gratuity (optional)

This tour is weather dependent and some activities or the excursion may cancelled due to inclement weather. If the tour does cancel due to bad weather, then you will not be charged (there is no refunds if certain activities such as snorkeling is cancelled). Morning tours are also subject to a minimum number of fifteen people before it can operate  – if numbers are not met, then you will be put on stand by until we can confirm or offered an alternative time/date of departure.

Pick up and drop off from various hotels in Tamarindo is also available for an additional fee. Please select the option upon booking if required.

Snorkeling equipment, life jackets and floaties are included on this tour.

Private tours for groups are available on request. Up to four catamarans are available for either small groups or large parties – please use the contact form or our contact page to request a quote. Private catamaran excursions can pick up groups from Playas Tamarindo, Coco, Potrero, Flamingo, Conchal, Hermosa, Andaz Beach and the Four Season, Playa Blanca, Virador.


8.00 AM / 1.30 PM

Meet your guides on Tamarindo Beach just outside Pescador Restaurant. Here you will be briefed and transferred to your catamaran where your voyage will begin.


8.30 AM / 2.00 PM

You will sail through the calm waters of Tamarindo Bay to your private destination. Along the way, take full advantage of the open bar and use this time to talk to friends, meet new people or simply enjoy the sights. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a variety of marine animals including sea turtles, dolphins and migratory whales.


9.00 AM / 2.30 PM

Arrive at a pristine bay along the Guanacaste coastline where the crew will drop the anchor. Here you will be provided with snorkel gear and floaties for a chance to have a swim in the warm Costa Rican waters or snorkel around the rocky shores for a view of the various fish species that call this place home. You can even head over to the nearby private beach for a sunbathe or a little exploration.


11.00 AM / 4.30 PM

A most delicious lunch has been prepared by your crew. Return to the boat for a feast of BBQ chicken, yellow rice, fruit, chips, bean puree, pico de gallo, and homemade chocolate chip cookies. A time to relax and eat your fill on Costa Rican cuisine!


12.00 PM / 5.00 PM

The anchor will be raised for the 30 minute journey back to Tamarindo beach. If you join us for the afternoon excursion, you may be treated to the most spectacular of ocean sunsets. Enjoy the cooling breeze of the evening winds and a picture perfect moment as the sun kisses the horizon. Finally, arrive back at Tamarindo where your tour will conclude.

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